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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1023 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

Virginia Portion of the Chesapeake Bay, Currituck Sound and Atlantic
Coastal Waters from Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nautical miles

ANZ600-270330-
1023 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nautical miles Including Virginia Portion of the Chesapeake Bay
Currituck Sound and Portions of the James, York,
and Rappahannock rivers...

Weak high pressure will become centered just off the coast this
afternoon. The next area of low pressure approaches from the
Carolinas tonight, and crosses the local area Friday morning. A
cold front then crosses the region late Saturday into Saturday
night, with high pressure building over the waters Sunday and
Monday.


$$

ANZ630-270330-
Chesapeake Bay from Smith Point to Windmill Point VA-
1023 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
early this afternoon, then becoming SE late. Waves 2 ft, subsiding
to 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves building to 2 ft. Showers likely after midnight.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late in the evening,
then becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ631-270330-
Chesapeake Bay from Windmill Point to New Point Comfort VA-
1023 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt early
this afternoon, then becoming SE late. Waves 2 ft, subsiding to 1
foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves building to 2 ft. Showers likely after midnight. Showers
likely with a chance of tstms late.
.FRI...SE winds 15 kt, becoming S in the late morning and early
afternoon, then becoming SW late. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of
tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late. Waves 1 foot.
A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late in the evening,
then becoming N after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ632-270330-
Chesapeake Bay from New Point Comfort to Little Creek VA-
1023 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 10 kt, becoming E early this afternoon,
then becoming SE late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 ft. Showers likely after
midnight. Showers likely with a chance of tstms late.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Waves
around 2 ft. A chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ634-270330-
Chesapeake Bay from Little Creek VA to Cape Henry VA including
the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel-
1023 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 kt, becoming SE late. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely
after midnight. Showers likely with a chance of tstms late.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A
chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 kt, becoming NW in the late evening and
early morning, then becoming SW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt, becoming S late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late in the evening,
then becoming N 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves around 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ650-270330-
Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out
20 nm-
1023 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 kt, becoming SW late. Seas 5 to 6
ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...S winds 10 kt, becoming SE late. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a
dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of showers after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period
of 9 seconds. Showers likely.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt, becoming W in the late evening and
overnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period
of 8 seconds.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

$$

ANZ652-270330-
Coastal waters from Chincoteague to Parramore Island VA out 20 nm-
1023 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 kt, becoming SW late. Seas 5 to 6
ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE 10 to 15 kt late. Seas
4 to 5 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds. A chance of
showers after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period
of 9 seconds. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ654-270330-
Coastal waters from Parramore Island to Cape Charles Light VA out
20 nm-
1023 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 kt, becoming SE late. Seas 4 to 5
ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds. Showers likely after midnight.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period
of 9 seconds. A chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt in the late
evening and overnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Mainly SE swell with a
dominant period of 9 seconds.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
around 3 ft.
.SUN...N winds 15 kt, becoming NW in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ656-270330-
Coastal Waters from Cape Charles Light to Virginia-
North Carolina border out to 20 nm-
1023 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 kt, becoming NE early this
afternoon, then becoming SE late. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Mainly E swell
with a dominant period of 10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds, subsiding to 3 to 4 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds in the late evening and overnight. Showers
likely after midnight. Showers likely with a chance of tstms
late.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant period
of 9 seconds. A chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the
morning.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly SE swell
with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas
around 3 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas
around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ658-270330-
Coastal waters from NC VA border to Currituck Beach Light NC out
20 nm-
1023 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 10 kt, becoming NE early this afternoon,
then becoming E late. Seas 4 to 5 ft. Mainly E swell with a
dominant period of 10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds. Showers likely after midnight. Showers
likely with a chance of tstms late.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 4 ft with a dominant
period of 9 seconds. A chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in
the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft with a dominant period of
8 seconds.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Seas 3 to
4 ft.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ633-270330-
Currituck Sound-
1023 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 10 kt, becoming E late. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 foot. Showers likely after midnight. Showers likely with
a chance of tstms late.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 foot. A chance of tstms.
Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W late in the evening,
then becoming NW 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE 5 to 10 kt late. Waves
1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 5 kt, becoming NW after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ635-270330-
Rappahannock River from Urbanna to Windmill Point-
1023 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 kt, becoming W early this afternoon,
then becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely after midnight. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms late.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt in the late
morning and early afternoon, then becoming W late. Waves 1 to
2 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 foot. A
chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW after midnight.
Waves 1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ636-270330-
York River-
1023 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 10 kt, becoming SW early this
afternoon, then becoming S late. Waves 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely after midnight. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms late.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW late. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A
chance of tstms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW after midnight.
Waves 1 foot. A chance of showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ637-270330-
James River from Jamestown to the James River Bridge-
1023 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SE late. Waves
1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt late.
Waves 1 to 2 ft. Showers likely after midnight. Showers likely
with a chance of tstms late.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W late. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the morning, then a
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N late in the evening,
then becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 foot. A chance of
showers in the evening.
.SAT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N after midnight. Waves
1 foot.
.SUN...NW winds 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

ANZ638-270330-
James River from James River Bridge to Hampton Roads Bridge-
Tunnel-
1023 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...N winds 10 kt, becoming E this afternoon. Waves
1 to 2 ft, subsiding to 1 foot.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft. A chance of
showers after midnight. A chance of showers and tstms late.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW late. Waves around 2 ft.
A chance of showers and tstms.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N late in the evening,
then becoming SW after midnight. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT...SW winds 5 kt, increasing to 10 kt late. Waves 1 foot.
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 10 to 15 kt after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot.

Winds and waves higher in and near tstms.

$$

BROWN



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